Noun(1) an expression whose meaning cannot be determined from its context(2) unclearness by virtue of having more than one meaning
(1) In my opinion, since there is no ambiguity or uncertainty, the application of this rule does not arise.(2) The same person will tolerate ambiguity in one situation but not in another.(3) we can detect no ambiguity in this section of the Act(4) It's over 30 years since David Bowie made sexual ambiguity positively de rigueur.(5) The theme is an original one, and in its lack of ambiguity , not very typical of the composer.(6) the film is fraught with moral ambiguity(7) The potential for ambiguity aside, this was an offer that couldn't be refused.(8) Yet none of this is to imply that Chagall lacked depth or a feel for ambiguity .(9) The result of giving the words their ordinary meaning is not absurd or unreasonable, nor is there ambiguity or obscurity.(10) That brief moment tells us plenty about the two men, and of the moral ambiguity of the scene.(11) Very occasionally, we realise just how dangerous ambiguity can be.(12) Even after the play threatens to get all preachy on us, it pulls back and delivers a note of melancholy ambiguity .(13) It is true that there is some ambiguity in the clauses in question, as submitted by Mr. Jones.(14) Provided we take account of the ambiguity , no harm is done, and much benefit derived.(15) Yet they maintain just enough ambiguity so that the audience is left still puzzling over the piece afterwards.(16) Bonhoeffer was not afraid to act if the ambiguity did not give way to clarity.
(1) ambiguity :: あいまいさ
2. obscurity ::
5. uncertainty ::
6. dubiety ::
7. ambivalence ::
9. double meaning ::
Word Example from TV Shows
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...is AMBIGUITY in a contract
benefits the party that did not draft it.
The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 21
There is an inherent AMBIGUITY
in the word "dinner."
The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 3
English to Japanese Dictionary: ambiguity
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